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Eversource-linked $1.6B transmission project denied in N.H.

Matt Pilon |

A New Hampshire regulatory board has thrown the future of the Eversource/Hydro-Quebec $1.6 billion “Northern Pass” transmission project into uncertainty.

Pratt geared turbofan engines to power Brazilian aircraft

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said Monday its geared turbofan (GTF) engines have been delivered to Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer for use in Widerøe Airlines in...

Q&A with Quintino Cianfaglione,honorary Italian consul of Connecticut

John Stearns |

Quintino Cianfaglione came to the United States from Italy in 1967 like so many before him: to pursue the American dream.

Pratt engine powers Kazakhstan airline's new aircraft

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and Kazakhstan airline Air Astana said Wednesday the airline's first Airbus A321neo jet is powered by Pratt's geared turbofan (GTF) engines.

Fiedorowicz takes ACM's reins amid surging aeroparts sector

Gregory Seay |

For nearly 18 years, a band of Connecticut and western Massachusetts aeroparts suppliers — Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM) — has relied on one person to coordinate and promote...

XL Center happy hour aims to whet appetites for hockey

The XL Center is introducing a new “hockey happy hour” to drive more fans to games.

UnitedHealth launches $2.8B bid to acquire Banmédica

Minnesota-based insurer UnitedHealth Group, which has a strong presence in Hartford, is making a tender offer for South American healthcare provider and insurer Empresas Banmédica for about $2.8...

Alexion drug greenlighted for use in Japan

New Haven drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals said Tuesday the Japanese government has authorized use of its flagship drug, Soliris, for treatment of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG).

In reaction to Brexit, Travelers Cos. creates new Ireland subsidiary

Greg Bordonaro |

Insurer Travelers Cos., which has major Hartford operations, said Tuesday that its European arm will create a new subsidiary based in Ireland, a move that is a direct response to Brexit.

Italian consul office debuts in Hartford

Gregory Seay |

Italy's U.S. ambassador was in downtown Hartford Tuesday to open the European nation's honorary consul office there.

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